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The aim of this project is to attempt to create and improve articles relating to Persian language, Persian literature, poets and poetry and make Wikipedia a great and reliable source of information on Persian literature.
This page is within the scope of WikiProject Persian literature, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Persian literature-related topics on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
Contemporary Persian and Classical Persian are the same language, but writers since 1900 are classified as contemporary. At one time, Persian was a common cultural language of much of the non-Arabic Islamic world. Today it is the official language of Iran, Tajikistan and one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.